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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    TechRepublic's Geek Gift Guide 2009

    Regardless of their current economic situation, technology geeks love to give and receive electronic gadgets. And, it is not just any gadget they want, but the best electronic gizmos. TechRepublic once again brings together our unique perspective reviews of some of the best geek gifts on the market, all just...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2005

    Windows XP services that can be disabled

    One of the most effective ways to secure a Windows XP workstation is to turn off unnecessary services. This reference sheet lists each Windows XP SP 2 service, describes each service's function, specifies whether you can safely disable the service, and outlines the ramifications of doing so.Join the...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    10 commands you should master when working with the Cisco IOS

    This list contains the 10 commands every Cisco IOS user should know inside and out. As the Cisco IOS is riddled with thousands of commands, configuring it can be challenging. This download will help you master the 10 commands to know, inside and out, when using the Cisco IOS....

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  • Downloads // Jan 2006

    10 things you can do when Windows XP won't boot

    If your computer powers up okay, but the Windows XP operating system won't boot properly, you have some troubleshooting ahead of you. Here's a look at the likely culprits and what you can do to fix the problem. When you're dealing with a Windows XP system that won't boot,...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2005

    10 things you should know about the NETSH tool

    NETSH is a lesser-known command-line tool that can help you cut to the chase when you need to perform various networking tasks. These pointers will help you use it to streamline your configuration, administration, and documentation chores. Despite its power and versatility, NETSH is often passed over in favor...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    10 common SQL Server problems and solutions

    This list outlines 10 common SQL Server problems and solutions. This handy two-page list outlines 10 familiar SQL Server problems and an assortment of solutions. From "Out of Space" errors to a database going suspect, this list is great quick reference for every SQL administrator.Here's a sample:Number 1: Users...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Executive's guide to tablets in the enterprise

    Tablets are proving their worth as a useful tool for many business users. This guide looks at the current tablet landscape, what lies ahead, and how the devices are being used to enhance productivity.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2001

    Sample service level agreement for application support

    Consulting firms that provide support to their clients use service-level agreements to make sure both sides get what they need. This SLA template, updated in November 2003, can be used to hammer out what consultants will provide for their clients.

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  • eBooks // Feb 2014

    Executive's guide to the end of Windows XP support

    See how organizations are dealing with Windows XP's end-of-life deadline, the consequences of various migration (or stay-put) scenarios, and the obstacles encountered by companies moving off the OS.

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  • Downloads // Feb 2005

    Create a site for e-commerce with PHP, MySQL, and PayPal

    This how-to article offers step-by-step instructions for adding e-commerce capabilities to your existing Web site using PHP, MySQL, and PayPal. The method outlined here lets you add e-business functionality to your corporate portal without a major allocation of scarce development resources.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2006

    10+ e-mail best practices to share with your users

    These days, e-mail is used by just about everyone. Unfortunately, a lot of users out there don't use it right, flirting with security risks, consuming excessive bandwidth, and practicing lousy etiquette. These basic usage guidelines, encompassing things like virus protection, e-mail scams, attachments, and forwarding practices, will help safeguard your...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    85 keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Microsoft Excel

    Keyboard shortcuts can shave a surprising amount of time off the process of performing various Excel tasks. This list includes all the basics, along with those 'I know there's a way to do this more quickly' shortcuts you can never quite remember. Most people have a small set of...

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  • Downloads // Sep 1999

    The definitive mergers and acquisitions checklist

    The period before a merger or acquisition is stressful for the CIO. This checklist, courtesy of TechLabs, can help you gather information about hardware, systems integration, and software to help make the transition as smooth as possible.

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  • Tools & Templates // Mar 2010

    User satisfaction survey

    Surveys offer an excellent way to determine the level of end-user satisfaction, but to get accurate and useful results, you need a clear and simple assessment form. This survey includes a mix of easily answered check box questions designed to gauge user satisfaction with equipment and support. It also includes...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2004

    How to build a service catalog

    Use this set of templates and explanatory article to build a service catalog to document IT services and assist your customers.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2005

    Keep track of your problems with this project issues log

    Dealing with the inevitable project problems is easier when you have a record of what the issues are and how they're being resolved. This updated template will simplify the task. Most IT projects are destined to hit a few snags along the way, making it essential to document the...

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2010

    Accomplishments Tracker Template

    Having a structured way to keep track of your noteworthy accomplishments will help you highlight your contributions when review time rolls around. Use this handy template to detail the best (and worst) of your performance throughout the year.

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  • eBooks // Sep 2013

    Executive's guide to Big Data strategies and best practices (free ebook)

    Organizations are investing more than ever in Big Data technologies, but many initiatives are still in the planning and piloting stages. This guide will help you harness the real business value of your approach to Big Data.

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  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2002

    Download this project plan template

    If you've taken on a small to midsize project that doesn't warrant a full-scale plan in Microsoft Project, download this Excel spreadsheet template sent in by a TechRepublic member for quick and easy project management.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2013

    Executive's guide to the 21st century data center

    To help you develop the best data center strategies for your organization, ZDNet and TechRepublic pulled together this collection of the latest information, analysis, perspective, and advice.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    10 Windows 7 power tweaks

    This handy roundup offers Windows 7 tips on everything from disabling Snap to restoring the Quick Launch Bar to limiting the applications your users can run.Links to each of the articles in this download are available in this 10 Things blog post.

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  • eBooks // Oct 2013

    Executive's guide to the future of IT leadership (free ebook)

    Major trends like cloud and BYOD are changing how IT supports the business – as well as who's calling the shots. This guide explores the issues surrounding the shifting role of the IT leader.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    Office relocation checklist

    Whether you're helping a client tackle a move or relocating to a new building, you'll need to implement a system to help you get organized and avoid potential disasters. This checklist, based on suggestions submitted by TechRepublic members, covers questions, issues, and advice relating to office relocations.

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    4G: How worldwide LTE services stack up

    While a handful of countries have had commercial 4G LTE networks up and running for several years, for most of the world, fourth-generation mobile services are still a relatively new phenomena. And, thanks to the vagaries of spectrum auctions, geographically there's not much in the way of consistency. The importance...

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  • eBooks // Aug 2013

    Executive's guide to infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

    Develop the right cloud strategy for your organization with the help of the advice and insights collected in this latest guide from ZDNet and TechRepublic.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Why tech giants are finally cleaning up their act on conflict minerals (PDF download)

    The rich mineral mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo supply valuable minerals to the tech industry, but they come at a deadly cost that is finally being faced. Download the full feature article from TechRepublic's Nick Heath in magazine format as a free PDF that you can read on...

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  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    Executive's guide to microservers in the data center (free ebook)

    Microservers may not have enough muscle to carry out heavy-duty data center tasks, but they’re good at handling certain lightweight workloads -- saving space and reducing energy costs in the process. This ZDNet/TechRepublic ebook looks at how microservers are being used, their benefits and limitations, and how decision makers are...

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  • Downloads // May 2005

    Ten good reasons not to provide free tech support

    As an IT support professional, people routinely ask me to "help" then solve computer problems unrelated to my actual job. I like to help when and where I can, but there are serious pitfalls to accepting such requests. Providing free technical support is often not worth the price you pay,...

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  • Downloads // May 2005

    Ten ways to decline a request for free tech support

    Requests for free tech support often catch you off guard and your first instinct is to accept the task. But taking on a free support job is often a significant commitment and can be a real headache. When someone makes an unwelcome request for free tech support, use a response...

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  • Downloads // May 2013

    Executive's guide to software-defined networking

    This guide explains what software-defined networking is, what benefits it offers, how it is currently being implemented, and what promise it holds for the future.

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  • Webcasts // May 2013

    On-demand Webcast: Summer weather and IT disaster management: 10 things you should know

    No matter where you live or work, it's impossible to escape Mother Nature when she's restless. Summers are particularly challenging, although extreme weather conditions exist worldwide throughout the year. We can’t stop the weather, but we can make sure the weather doesn't stop us from being able to do our...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Executive's guide to software-defined networking (AU)

    This guide explains what software-defined networking is, what benefits it offers, how it is currently being implemented, and what promise it holds for the future.

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  • Downloads // May 2013

    Research: Leaders share software-defined networking's benefits, obstacles, favored vendors (AU)

    In April 2013, TechRepublic conducted an online survey to find out who is using software-defined networking (SDN), why they plan to implement it, and the results they've experienced.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Tech Roundup: Combat complex security risks

    In today’s business, it’s rare for a week to go by without reports of a high-profile data breach or a denial-of-service attack. Organisations are susceptible to myriad of risks, and according to Gartner, they will spend $67.2 billion in 2013 to stay safe in this increasingly complex security landscape. But...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2013

    Executive's guide to IT innovation in small businesses

    This guide offers a look at some of the ways small businesses are embracing best practices, new tech, and transformative opportunities to achieve unprecedented growth and success.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    Executive's guide to virtualization in the enterprise

    This ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic will help IT and business leaders learn about the risks, challenges, and benefits of virtualization technologies.

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  • Research // Jul 2013

    More companies turning to desktop virtualization (APAC)

    Desktop virtualization is growing in popularity, even though it's been around for several years. TechRepublic did a survey to see who is using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and the benefits, both expected and expected. This research report focuses on the result of the TechRepublic survey on who is using VDI,...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2013

    Virtualizing the Enterprise: A Q&A with the Editors in Chief

    This question-and-answer session with ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner provides a broad industry view of our latest special feature, Virtualizing the Enterprise.

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  • Webcasts // Aug 2013

    On-demand Webcast - Conquer new markets: how the cloud takes you where you need to be

    New markets mean new challenges and new rules. Customer requirements are different, purchasing cycles are different, and there may even be cultural and language differences, especially when you expand globally. To compete to win, you must identify new opportunities, develop an attack plan, create the logistics and infrastructure necessary to...

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  • Research // Aug 2013

    Research: IaaS impact on data center design and staffing (UK)

    The importance of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is evident in the growing number of companies either already implementing, or planning to implement. Underscoring the strength of IaaS is the responses gathered in each of the last two Tech Pro Research surveys on the topic. The first, in April, detailed...

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